John Legend has made history. His win at Sunday’s Creative Arts Emmy Awards in Los Angeles made history.
“EGOT” stands for the big four awards in the entertainment industry: Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony.
John Legend has made history.
At 39, He is one one of the the youngest ever EGOT winners and also became the first African-American man to snag that honor.
The singer/actor won an Emmy at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday. Along with Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice for producing the best variety special winner, “Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert.”
Many people congratulate him on creating history.
Twitter and Instagram was trending on this topic.
John Legend posted a pic with the following caption,
Before tonight, only 12 people had won an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony in competitive categories,” the caption on a photo of Legend, Webber and Rice on Instagram read. “Sirs Andrew Lloyd Webber, Tim Rice and I joined that group when we won an Emmy for our production of their legendary show Jesus Christ Superstar. So happy to be part of this team. So honored they trusted me to play Jesus Christ. So amazed to be in such rarefied air